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Loewe’s Jonathan Anderson Is Melding Art and Fashion for Art Basel Miami Beach—and Real Emotion Too

For the last three years, Jonathan Anderson, the creative director of the crafts-oriented Spanish fashion label Loewe, has transformed the brand’s Miami Design District store into a makeshift museum every…
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What Rodin Taught Anselm Kiefer About Making Art in an Age of Destruction

Auguste Rodin and Anselm Kiefer are not an immediately obvious pairing for an exhibition commemorating the centenary of Rodin’s death, one hundred years ago today. One died at the end of…
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What Are the Biggest Challenges Facing UK Museums? Brexit and Budget Cuts, New Report Says

How much public money is spent on museums in England? The figure has been officially calculated for the first time in a government-initiated report, which was published this week. The…
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Get Ready for the Bauhaus Centenary, Fêted With Exhibitions Around the World

Next year, a major series of shows titled “Bauhaus Imaginista” will explore the interaction between the Bauhaus and non-European Modernist movements in celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the establishment…
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The Art World Reacts: Watch Important People Freak Out About the $450 Million da Vinci on Social Media

If you’ve been in a coma since last night, you’re waking up to the news that a painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci, the last one in private hands, smashed…
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Gets an $80 Million Gift, Tilting Its Focus Toward Asia

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received a landmark $80 million donation from trustee Florence Irving and her late husband Herbert Irving, the founder of the food distribution…
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The Greatest Private Collection of California Art Was Once a Secret. Now It’s Heading to UC Irvine.

The University of California, Irvine, just became home to perhaps the greatest collection of California art ever assembled. The Orange County university has been bequeathed the vast art holdings of reclusive…
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This Artist Hates Flying as Much as You Do—So She Started Her Own Airline

Artist Qinmin Liu knows you hate commercial air travel. Rising costs, shrinking legroom, and general indignities—like, oh, the occasional customer getting dragged off a plane—have led to growing discontent among…
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Art Industry News: Louvre Abu Dhabi Closes for a Private Viewing by Sheikhs’ Wives + More Must-Read Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Thursday, November…
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Agnes Gund’s Art for Justice Fund Just Awarded $22 Million in Grants to Fight Mass Incarceration

Two giant murals by street artist Shepard Fairey loom over the streets of Philadelphia’s Center City: One features James Anderson, a former Los Angeles gang member who now works to keep…
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